By Hook, Crook and Bolt-on, E&Ps Scramble to Add Inventory

Operators are adding inventory, largely through M&A, as some E&Ps see well productivity plateauing.

Market Watchers: Oil, Gas Demand to Overtake Supply by Year’s End

Dennis Kissler, senior vice president of BOK Financial’s trading division, discusses supply and demand and the gambles ahead for the market.

Q&A: EnCap’s Thielemann: Private Equity ‘Survivors’ Poised to Thrive

EnCap private equity veteran Brad Thielemann discusses the role of private equity in traditional oil and gas investing — including the need to ramp up investments to meet demand — as well as its trajectory for financing the transitions ahead.

Commentary: Banking ‘Contagion’ Infects Global Oil Markets

Oil prices and E&P stocks plummet as banks fail and the Fed grasps for stability, with one expert saying, "people are afraid."

Oxy CEO Vicki Hollub Talks Technology, Carbon Management

Technology partnerships key to bringing direct air capture facilities to reality.

Q&A: Mitsubishi Power Americas Aims for Ambitious Hydrogen Storage Hub

Mike Ducker, senior vice president of hydrogen infrastructure for Mitsubishi Power Americas, discussing development of a hydrogen gas and storage hub that could be the largest in the U.S.

BP’s Reconciliation: Keep It Real

As BP faces backlash on dialing back on its pledge to reduce carbon emissions by 40% in 2030, the company insists it is taking a realistic approach to the energy transition. 

Energy Storage Gets Boost

A tax credit for stand-alone utility-scale battery energy storage introduced in the Inflation Reduction Act is luring investment.

Commentary: Geopolitical Realities Require Realistic Energy Policies

Can the U.S. oil and gas industry meet growing demand amid the ongoing challenges created by geopolitical realities?

Williams’ Zamarin on Adding Pipe: ‘We’re Not Giving Up’

Currently, “anyone can effectively bring … litigation against one of our projects and it gets you caught in the courts forever,” said Chad Zamarin, Williams Cos. executive vice president, corporate strategic development, who argued a minimum reasonable threshold should be required. 

The Russia-Ukraine War and Energy Sector Certain Uncertainties

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has reminded the world that renewables, while gaining momentum, still have a way to go and fossil fuels will remain in demand for decades to come.

Federal Regulators Approve ConocoPhillips Long-sought $8 Billion Alaska Willow Project

Federal officials reduced ConocoPhillips drill sites at Willow from five to three approved 199 well sites, but environmentalists were still angered by the decision. 

Q&A: Trinidad’s Energy Minister Young Talks Gas Production, Venezuela and Atlantic LNG

Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young spoke with Hart Energy at CERAWeek by S&P Global to discuss gas production and bid rounds, as well as capturing flared gas and the restructuring of Atlantic LNG.

Toby Rice: EQT has Considered Developing Its Own East Coast LNG Project

EQT President and CEO Toby Rice told Hart Energy the company has considered its own LNG project, echoing comments from April 2022 that the natural gas producer was contemplating investments in LNG projects.

Can Governments, Oil and Gas Players, Be Permitted to Get Along?

Governmental measures at the start of the Ukraine war to stabilize oil and gas markets did not ease distrust from the industry.

Q&A: Ecopetrol’s Felipe Bayon Talks About the Permian, Colombian Gas

Felipe Bayon, the CEO of Colombia’s state-owned Ecopetrol, spoke with Hart Energy at CERAWeek by S&P Global to discuss advances in the Permian Basin with Occidental Petroleum and progress offshore Colombia with Petrobras and Shell Colombia, while touting Colombia’s offshore gas potential.

OPEC Chief: EU’s Severing Dependence on Russia is ‘Typical’ Market Redirection

As worldwide oil and gas flows have been altered due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais said a slowdown in the U.S and Europe “concerns us more.”

Europe Won’t Be Dependent on Russian Oil and Gas Again, Official Says

The invasion of Ukraine convinced Europe to shift away from Russian oil and gas, energy official says at CERAWeek.

CEO Predictions: Tighter Oil Market in 2023, Permian ‘Plateau’ this Decade

Hess Corp. CEO John Hess said investment in oil and gas and clean energy hasn’t kept up with growing demand, while ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance says the Permian will probably plateau later this decade.

Commentary: US Crude Sanctions On Venezuela: Past, Present and Future

Despite leeway from to U.S. allowing Chevron Corp. to operate and manage its joint ventures in Venezuela, the Maduro government has made few positive steps toward democratic reform.

Chesapeake LNG Deal Moves Its Haynesville Gas Closer to Global Price

In an LNG deal, up to 100 Bcf/year of the operator’s Haynesville production will be indexed to the Japan Korea Marker.

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on Structural Changes to Gas Markets, Permian ‘Challenges’

Speaking during the CERAWeek by S&P Global conference, Chevron Chairman and CEO Mike Wirth said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have long-lasting effects on global natural gas markets while labor, supplies remain challenging in the Permian.

Hydrogen Innovation: Challenges in the Transition to Greener Fuels

Hydrogen technology patents are on the rise as the world seeks to go “green.”

Exclusive: Tellurian’s Souki Says Partners—Not Off-takers—are the Issue

Tellurian CEO Charif Souki tells Hart Energy that the search for partners is ‘the key thing’ to moving Driftwood LNG forward, not securing off-takers.

Latin America’s A&D Capital: Brazil

A&D opportunities in the Latin America and Caribbean region are primarily found in Brazil, particularly due to state-owned Petrobras and its ongoing efforts to spur competition. At least for now.

Scale Does Matter: Earthstone's Robert Anderson on Shale M&A Growth

The OGInterview: Earthstone Energy CEO Robert Anderson spoke to Hart Energy on scaling up when others hunker down.

Column: A Time to Explore

EOG Resources, along with other powerful E&Ps, continue Permian exploration.

Rockies-Focused Bison IV Wins $500MM in Backing From Quantum

Houston-based private equity firm Quantum Energy Partners is backing Bison Oil & Gas IV to acquire and develop oil and gas assets in Colorado and Wyoming.

Ken Hersh and Building NGP

Retired NGP co-founder Ken Hersh shares lessons learned in the energy private equity firm’s first 28 years, green lights and red lights, growing a new investment class and repotting plants.

Ukraine War’s Lesson: Energy Security Begins at Home

A year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the importance of energy security remains a key lesson, expert says.